Report: Some Crimes Down in Waterloo

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By Erin Rooney

WATERLOO, Iowa - Newly released statistics show some types of crime are down in the Waterloo area.

The statistics show that violent and property crimes, are down 12.20%.

Traffic crashes are down 8.59% and calls-for-service decreased 2.27%.

There were 81,110 calls-for-service in 2010 versus 79,265 in 2011.

The report shows that in 2011, the Tri-County Drug Task Force made 152 drug arrests, conducted 79 drug search warrants, and seized 45 weapons.

They also seized approximately $170,000 worth of drugs.

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